Our Doctors

The Doctors at Dental Center of St. Simons

Dr. Dean Boyer


Dr. Boyer is a lifelong resident of St. Simons Island. He graduated from Georgia Southern University in 1994. He attended the Medical College of Georgia, where he graduated with a D.M.D in 1998. Dr. Boyer was one of four selected the following year to participate in MCG’s General Practice residency with an emphasis in dental implant surgery and restoration. In addition to this implant training, Dr. Boyer has completed the Georgia Maximus course, a 350 hour comprehensive implant training program in pursuit of his associate fellowship in the American Academy of Implant dentistry. Dr. Boyer spends his off time pursuing outdoor activities with his three children. They enjoy fishing, camping, “exploring”, and going to the beach. Dr. Boyer and his family attend the United Community Church.

Dr. Rick Kimbrel


Dr. Rick Kimbrel graduated from Georgia Southern University and earned his DMD from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry. He has been practicing dentistry in Vidalia since 1990. A dedicated dentist, Dr. Kimbrel continues to travel throughout the United States and Europe attending courses that keep him current in the most advanced areas of dentistry. He completed his training in smile design and veneer restorations in Chicago, Illinois at the Center for Esthetic Excellence. He completed advanced surgical training in dental implant placement and restoration at Bicon International in Rome, Italy.

Dr. Kimbrel is a clinical Associate Professor in Oral Rehabilitation at the Medical College of Georgia. He is licensed and holds certificates in Conscious Sedation Dentistry, Advanced Anterior Esthetics, Dermal Lip and Facial Fillers, Botox, Dysport, Implant Surgical Placement and Restoration, Damon System Orthodontics, Ivisalign Clear Braces, and Cerec Cad-Cam Restorations. Dr. Kimbrel is a “Preferred Provider” for the Invisalign company. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, International Congress of Oral Implantologists and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.